Chinese People Famous Poets from China

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List of notable or famous poets from China, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in China and even some popular poets who immigrated to China. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Chinese poets then this list is the perfect resource for you. These poets are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known poet from China is included when available.

Examples include Li Bai and Su Shi.

This historic poets from China list can help answer the questions "Who are some Chinese poets of note?" and "Who are the most famous poets from China?" These prominent poets of China may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Chinese poets.

Use this list of renowned Chinese poets to discover some new poets that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (15 items)

Aì Qīng, is regarded as one of the finest modern Chinese poets. He was known under his pen names Línbì, Kè'ā and Éjiā. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 86 (1910-1996)

Birthplace: Jinhua, China

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Cao Xueqin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from China
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Cao Xueqin was a Chinese writer during the Qing dynasty. He is best known as the author of Dream of the Red Chamber, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 48 (1715-1763)

Birthplace: China, Eurasia, Nanjing, Jiangsu

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Duo Duo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from China
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Duo Duo or Duoduo is the pen name of contemporary Chinese poet, Li Shizheng, a prominent exponent of the Chinese Misty Poets. Duo Duo was awarded the 2010 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Beijing, China

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Gu Cheng is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Poets from China
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Gu Cheng was a famous Chinese modern poet, essayist and novelist. He was a prominent member of the "Misty Poets", a group of Chinese modernist poets. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 37 (1956-1993)

Birthplace: China, Beijing, Eurasia

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